Re: [Framers] Font not available

2019-05-25 Thread Mike Wickham
I have a very vague recollection that this error would show when printing registration marks-- and was told that FrameMaker internally chooses Times to create them. I could be remembering that wrong, though. It was a long time ago. Mike On 5/24/2019 1:06 PM, Rick Quatro wrote: Hi Framers,

Re: [Framers] Adobe PDF Printer versus my printer

2019-04-10 Thread Mike Wickham
Rick, As far as I know, that warning message can't be turned off. It is FrameMaker warning you that changing printer drivers may cause your document to reformat. Most people think that changing the print driver just changes where the document will print, but it does more than that. The

Re: [Framers] Best Method, Word 2013 to Frame 2019.

2019-03-11 Thread Mike Wickham
Seconding Art's suggestion and fixing his spelling :) for FindChangeFormatsBatch. You might also find the TableCleanerES script useful. Mike Wickham On 3/11/2019 10:56 AM, Art Campbell wrote: Rick Quattro's RindChangeFormatsBatch is the best tag and style remapping tool I've found -- highly

Re: [Framers] Spell checker stopped working in Frame 2017

2019-03-08 Thread Mike Wickham
Have you tried selecting the Dictionaries button in the spelling checker window, and then selecting the "Mark All Paragraphs for Rechecking" check box? From help: "FrameMaker rechecks only paragraphs that have been edited since the previous check. If you change options after spell-checking a

Re: [Framers] OT: Punctuation question

2019-01-07 Thread Mike Wickham
cago style is typically used by book publishers, while AP style is used for newspapers. The latter omits certain commas and words to make them fit better into short stories in narrow columns. In any case, sometimes minor rewrites eliminate fights over punctuation. Mike Wickham On 1/7/2019 12:3

Re: [Framers] Can't open character palette or hex input

2019-01-04 Thread Mike Wickham
Here's a link that lists solutions for moving an off-screen window to the current monitor: https://knowledge.autodesk.com/search-result/caas/sfdcarticles/sfdcarticles/Dialog-window-does-not-display-in-AutoCAD-and-the-program-appears-to-freeze.html On 1/4/2019 9:31 AM, Lin Sims wrote: As

Re: [Framers] File storage best practice

2018-11-29 Thread Mike Wickham
multiple versions, to swap in and out, depending on output destination. I would note that the various archiving scripts that are available all seem to want to automatically pull graphics from anywhere on the computer and place them in an images subfolder, anyway. Mike Wickham On 11/29/2018 12:25

Re: [Framers] Upgrade to FM-15 aka 219

2018-08-22 Thread Mike Wickham
I'd be curious to hear what the upgrade price is from FM12, if there is one. Anyone know, without me having to make a call? Mike Wickham ___ This message is from the Framers mailing list Send messages to framers@lists.frameusers.com Visit

Re: [Framers] Using Folders and Groups

2018-08-03 Thread Mike Wickham
I use folders to separate groups of files. For example, a Front Matter folder holds all the various title page, TOC, preface, etc. files. There is a folder for each part and one to hold appendixes. At the end of the book, I also have a folder set to exclude (non-printing) that holds generated

Re: [Framers] Frame alone or Adobe too?

2018-04-18 Thread Mike Wickham
for conversion to other formats may not work well. Anyway, as I recall, using tagged PDF causes the PDF to actually store paragraphs as paragraph blocks, etc. So, reconstructing the data in a proper way for conversion from PDF to Word should be better. Mike Wickham On 4/18/2018 5:29 AM, Böðv

Re: [Framers] Frame alone or Adobe too?

2018-04-17 Thread Mike Wickham
Bodvar, It might depend on whether the PDF was saved as tagged PDF or not. Mike Wickham On 4/17/2018 12:35 PM, Böðvar Björgvinsson wrote: Peter Gold, pdf-ed by printing book from FM 2013 to file, then distilling. In Acrobat Save as Word. My only guess is that this font is a bit more

Re: [Framers] FrameMaker 14 horrific resource hog?

2018-03-20 Thread Mike Wickham
loaded and hidden. Adobe eventually fixed the bug, but it wouldn't surprise me if they reintroduced it accidentally, while fixing something else. Mike Wickham On 3/20/2018 3:28 PM, Harding, Dan wrote: I just upgraded from FM12 to FM 14 as I have 4K monitors and FM12 is simply unusable on

Re: [Framers] Framers Digest, Vol 142, Issue 17

2018-01-30 Thread Mike Wickham
f the font in question. Hopefully, someone who understands this better will chime in if I got it wrong. Mike Wickham On 1/29/2018 4:54 PM, Catherine Forrest wrote: Stefan, SymbolBolded is reported as missing even though the docs have no bolded symbols. The Symbol character tag with no w

Re: [Framers] Static image to video feature

2017-11-15 Thread Mike Wickham
I see the feature listed in the help file for FrameMaker 10. So it goes back at least that far. Mike Wickham On 11/15/2017 6:56 AM, Shmuel Wolfson wrote: Is that something new in FM? If yes, do you know what FM version that started in? On 15-Nov-17 2:48 PM, Rick Quatro wrote: You can

Re: [Framers] Embedding attachments in FM that remain attachments when PDF'd

2017-08-03 Thread Mike Wickham
I have never used it, but Acrobat has a PDF "portfolio" feature that lets you package other documents with the PDF. Perhaps it would have some use for you. Mike Wickham On 8/2/2017 9:29 AM, John Posada wrote: Hi, Steve...and everyone. I have no issues with the process

Re: [Framers] Can I make a setting that will launch 4 books?

2017-08-03 Thread Mike Wickham
, other book files, etc. in there. Here's the link for the utility: http://www.weststreetconsulting.com/WSC_Utils.htm Mike Wickham On 8/1/2017 3:49 PM, John Posada wrote: Hi, guys...over the next 2 weeks, I need to have 4 books loaded. Is there a setting I can make that when I launch FM, I can load

Re: [Framers] OT: Adobe Tool Question

2016-09-12 Thread Mike Wickham
to convert colors. Mike Wickham This begs a question, with my apologies if it has been belabored here in the past. In pre-press work on Mac, I often had extensive struggles with the final PDFs for all sorts of reasons (extraneous plates, hairlines and so on), but 'helpful' conversion *from

Re: [Framers] OT: Adobe Tool Question

2016-09-09 Thread Mike Wickham
destination is printing press, EPS graphics are still the safest way to go (although PDF graphics can also do the job now). I hope I got that all right. Mike Wickham On 9/9/2016 10:47 AM, Robert Lauriston wrote: I'm still wondering why EPS is a requirement. That's not normally a source format

Re: [Framers] Zapf Dingbats

2016-07-01 Thread Mike Wickham
not have Adobe Type Manager. Mike Wickham ___ This message is from the Framers mailing list Send messages to framers@lists.frameusers.com Visit the list's homepage at http://www.frameusers.com Archives located at http://www.mail-archive.com/framers

Re: [Framers] Zapf Dingbats

2016-06-30 Thread Mike Wickham
that you can easily install on your computer to make the font available to all programs. Mike Wickham On 6/30/2016 10:16 AM, Theresa de Valence wrote: I've opened a (very) old document which uses Zapf Dingbats which are not on my current system. The document prints correctly from Frame 12

Re: [Framers] OT: Great Event, Great Ride!

2016-06-27 Thread Mike Wickham
102 miles? Dude, you're a machine! Mike Wickham On 6/27/2016 8:45 AM, Rick Quatro wrote: Hello Framers, An update on the 2016 Ride for Roswell: Both Jason and I completed the 102 mile route. The weather was perfect and we both had personal-best times for that distance. (He is 39 years younger

Re: [Framers] "Exemplified" - use in technical documentation?

2016-06-01 Thread Mike Wickham
Ignore the forward slashes in my post. I had italicized "See" and that's how it came through to the list. Mike Wickham On 5/31/2016 5:48 PM, Mike Wickham wrote: I prefer the simpler "/See /Fig. X.X." It's also active voice. In fact, I also prefer to eliminate compound numb

Re: [Framers] "Exemplified" - use in technical documentation?

2016-05-31 Thread Mike Wickham
I prefer the simpler "/See /Fig. X.X." It's also active voice. In fact, I also prefer to eliminate compound numbering. See "The Case for Simple Numbering:" http://www.techknowledgecorp.com/nonum.html Mike Wickham On 5/31/2016 11:50 AM, Stephen O'Brien wrote: Hi, A new t

Re: [Framers] Rick's Ride and Suggestions for Plugin

2016-05-18 Thread Mike Wickham
Hi, Rick, I found some old information on the CleanImport plugin. Apparently, there was no documentation with the zip file of the plugin, but I had made a PDF of an earlier version of the website page which had minimal instructions that might be of use to you. I'll email it to you Mike

Re: [Framers] reused content for different products - best practices ?

2016-05-18 Thread Mike Wickham
/bookvars/2.00/ Mike Wickham ___ This message is from the Framers mailing list Send messages to framers@lists.frameusers.com Visit the list's homepage at http://www.frameusers.com Archives located at http://www.mail-archive.com/framers

Re: [Framers] Searching for content in FrameMaker files

2016-05-10 Thread Mike Wickham
xt to it. I didn't test whether or not it changed the indexing. Mike Wickham On 5/7/2016 8:28 AM, Austin Meredith wrote: I don't seem to be able to persuade the File Explorer of Windows 10 to find Boolean content inside FrameMaker2015 files. I've tried all the obvious tricks such as making ce

Re: [Framers] Cannot get FM to drop the even-numbered blank page

2016-04-28 Thread Mike Wickham
From the book file, check the settings for the next file in the book. If, for example, your file ends on a right-hand page, but the next file is set to start on a right-hand page, then FrameMaker is forced to add a blank left-hand page in between. Mike Wickham On 4/27/2016 7:06 PM, Nancy

Re: [Framers] Best way to replace one template with another without using plugins?

2016-04-12 Thread Mike Wickham
com>let you create a conversion list that can rename formats from one name to another in a single stroke, making it easy to import from a new template that has different format names. Mike Wickham On 4/12/2016 2:48 AM, Studio Smalbro wrote: What is the best way to replace on template with a

Re: [Framers] slow-scrolling images

2016-04-08 Thread Mike Wickham
to take time to update it. Mike Wickham ___ This message is from the Framers mailing list Send messages to framers@lists.frameusers.com Visit the list's homepage at http://www.frameusers.com Archives located at http://www.mail-archive.com/framers

Re: [Framers] About text frames

2016-04-07 Thread Mike Wickham
The AutoText plugin ($10) makes this even easier: http://www.siliconprairiesoftware.com/ Mike Wickham On 4/6/2016 12:49 PM, Heiko Haida wrote: I would recommend to simply copy/paste the callout frames from an exiting frame instead of inserting new text frames

Re: [Framers] Shrinkwrapping

2016-04-02 Thread Mike Wickham
the diagonal corner to remove the other extra space. 0.353mm is equivalent to one typographic point. Presumably, FrameMaker leaves a 1 pt border around the image so that we can see the anchored frame that holds it. Mike Wickham On 4/1/2016 5:52 PM, Craig, Alison wrote: I've never used the graphics

Re: [Framers] Re Screen Capture tools ...

2016-03-31 Thread Mike Wickham
The SnagIt plugin for FrameMaker was discontinued. I think SnagIt version 9 was the last one to include it. Mike Wickham On 3/30/2016 11:00 PM, Carol J. Elkins wrote: Steve, where is the Snagit plug-in available? I'm not seeing it on their Web site (but I see other "Outputs" that

Re: [Framers] 2015 Release, miniTOC

2016-02-18 Thread Mike Wickham
automatically add a new list items to itself. So, if you make a manual mini TOC of Heading1 paragraphs, and add a new Heading1 paragraph in the document, you will have to manually add a new list item and appropriate cross-references to the mini TOC. Mike Wickham On 2/17/2016 1:50 PM, Stamm

Re: [Framers] Frame to PDF Issues

2016-01-12 Thread Mike Wickham
Specifically, Microsoft Security Essentials was to blame in that case. Mike Wickham On 1/12/2016 2:47 PM, Jeff Coatsworth wrote: Somebody on the Adobe forums just found that their real-time anti-virus program had a super impact on PDF creation; once they turned it off for FM and the Acrobat

Re: FrameMaker documentation

2014-12-19 Thread Mike Wickham
Klaus, I got manuals with 7.0 and 7.1. They appear to be identical 7.0 manuals. I did not buy 7.2, so don't know on that one. 8.0 definitely did not come with a manual, nor any of the versions since. Mike Wickham On 12/19/2014 3:16 AM, Klaus Daube wrote: Can somebody please refresh my

Re: online FrameMaker 12 Documentation totally revamped; in PDF

2014-12-15 Thread Mike Wickham
I'm viewing on a monitor, not a phone. For me, the TOC button moves to the bottom of the screen when window size is reduced. Mike Wickham On 12/15/2014 12:53 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote: That seems like really bad UI to me. Not only does the TOC disappear, there's nothing you can click

Re: online FrameMaker 12 Documentation totally revamped; in PDF

2014-12-15 Thread Mike Wickham
Okay. I see now that I wasn't even seeing the TOC window at 1920 pixels wide because I have IE set to display at 150%. So I didn't know what I was missing. When I dropped down to 125% view, it popped in. Mike Wickham On 12/15/2014 1:33 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote: At around 1280 pixels

Re: online FrameMaker 12 Documentation totally revamped; in PDF and HTML5

2014-12-12 Thread Mike Wickham
to minimize scattering of information and keep content around related features together. For example, information about using structured authoring features forms two neat chapters in the new user's guide. This information was spread across several chapters in the earlier user's guide Mike Wickham

Re: Text Inset vs. Variable Question (UNCLASSIFIED)

2014-12-10 Thread Mike Wickham
/bookvars.php Mike Wickham On 12/10/2014 1:58 PM, Zacchetti, Maeli E CIV USARMY ECBC (US) wrote: Classification: UNCLASSIFIED Caveats: FOUO I'm getting back to unstructured FrameMaker 10 (after two years of having to use MS Word). So apologies if I don't use some of the correct terms or if I'm

Re: How do you get fractions in FM 12?

2014-12-09 Thread Mike Wickham
LeftAlt+0189 is the ½ character in most fonts. Mike Wickham On 12/9/2014 10:12 AM, tom.beiswen...@emhartglass.com wrote: I have text that expresses one-and-one-half as 1-1/2, which could be interpreted as 1-to-1/2. I would like to be able to show the fraction without the hyphen

Re: Problem with playing video clips in FM 12 document viewed in Adobe Reader 11

2014-11-18 Thread Mike Wickham
The installations screens do not make it obvious and many overlook the option. A while back, Arnis Gubins posted screenshots on where to look: https://forums.adobe.com/message/5927477#5927477 IT told me that there was no option to not install Distiller. The only options they saw were FM12 and

Re: Problem with playing video clips in FM 12 document viewed in Adobe Reader 11

2014-11-17 Thread Mike Wickham
, but not Home): http://www.microsoft.com/en-US/download/details.aspx?id=3702 Mike Wickham ___ You are currently subscribed to framers as arch...@mail-archive.com. Send list messages to framers@lists.frameusers.com. To unsubscribe send a blank email

Re: Problem with playing video clips in FM 12 document viewed in Adobe Reader 11

2014-11-14 Thread Mike Wickham
Reader or the PDF Creation Add-on that comes with FrameMaker on that same computer. Mike Wickham On 11/14/2014 6:17 AM, tom.beiswen...@emhartglass.com wrote: I have inserted several short video clips into a small manual created with FrameMaker 12 (all clips are mp4 format). Book file is saved

Re: mouse alternative

2014-11-11 Thread Mike Wickham
Logitech. I use an older model similar to the M570: http://www.logitech.com/en-us/mice-pointers/trackballs Mike Wickham On 11/11/2014 9:42 AM, Stuart Rogers wrote: Hi all, From time to time, people have mentioned problems with RSI due to mouse use. I just came across this device and thought I'd

Re: mouse alternative

2014-11-11 Thread Mike Wickham
I use my Wacom tablet for drawing, but it also came with a mouse that let's you use the tablet as a trackpad. Perhaps they still have models like that. It was much better than a mouse, but not as nice as a trackball, in my opinion. Mike On 11/11/2014 12:43 PM, Fred Wersan wrote: I've been

Re: mouse alternative

2014-11-11 Thread Mike Wickham
a lifetime. Find them here in several configurations: http://pckeyboard.com/page/category/UKBD Mike Wickham On 11/11/2014 12:40 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote: I use them with Kinesis Freestyle 2 keyboards with the VIP3 lifter attachment. I place the two parts of the keyboard about 6.5 apart. http

Re: FM9 Crashes when Creating PDFs with files that Contain PDFs (WAS: Frame 9 Crashing – Can’t Create PDFs)

2014-10-25 Thread Mike Wickham
I thought I recalled Dov Isaacs explaining this as a Windows problem, rather than a FrameMaker problem. I found the following quote from him online, which appears to reference what was later called the fntcache.dat bug (and fixed with a hotfix and, later, Windows update), and a Windows bug

Re: FrameMaker: mysterious font substitution in PDF

2014-10-24 Thread Mike Wickham
to display blank if they contain Helvetica as the first listed font in CSS and the Postscript version of Helvetica is installed on the computer. So if you start seeing blank Web pages in your browser, try uninstalling Helvetica from your computer-- or replace it with the OpenType version. Mike

Re: . PDF query

2014-10-20 Thread Mike Wickham
file). For Settings Edit Adobe PDF Settings Color Tab Color Management Policies, do not set Tag Everything for Color Management. This can cause text to print as four colors instead of black only. Hope that helps. Mike Wickham ___ You are currently

Re: FM as PDF gold standard RE: PDF query

2014-10-18 Thread Mike Wickham
known on this forum. Mike Wickham On 10/18/2014 11:51 AM, Craig Ede wrote: Not to burst anybody's bubble, but even back in the fondly remembered Golden Age of FrameMaker (circa 5.5-7.0) PDF could be faulty. I had dropped captions there was no explanation for in tabloid printouts heavy in graphics

Re: PDF query

2014-10-17 Thread Mike Wickham
Actually, Frame print to PDF was the gold standard. Save as PDF was so buggy that all experts recommended against using it. Mike Wickham On 10/17/2014 4:46 PM, Lin Sims wrote: Frame to PDF used to be the gold standard for PDF production

Re: Insets and Tables: container paragraphs with no additional spacing

2014-10-01 Thread Mike Wickham
add it where you want. Have you tried it? Mike Wickham On 10/1/2014 4:38 PM, Stuart Rogers wrote: For insets (harder to maintain, depending on inset content), create a pgf tag in the container document, e.g., InsetAnchor: Font Size: 12 pt Color: (something other than black) Spacing Above Pgf

Re: PDF comments and FM 12, anyone?

2014-08-28 Thread Mike Wickham
I haven't yet used this feature myself, but here is an Adobe video showing it in action: http://tv.adobe.com/watch/framemaker-12-features/fm12-enhance-pdf-review/ Mike Wickham On 8/28/2014 2:56 PM, LGLists wrote: I seem to recall that one of the new features in FM 12 is that you can continue

Re: Structured: about containers, other matter and chapter numbering

2014-08-17 Thread Mike Wickham
. It's not likely to even have many types of paragraph or character formats. I think setting it up as a structured document is probably overkill and a lot of unnecessary work. I would set it up using simple, unstructured documents, with properly assigned paragraph and character formats. Mike

Re: web-safe fonts characters 2014

2014-08-05 Thread Mike Wickham
enough to have problems displaying Web pages, it took me quite a while to find the solution online. If you search Google for Helvetica blank pages IE, you'll see all kinds of information on it. Mike Wickham ___ You are currently subscribed

Re: Removing custom row heights

2014-07-06 Thread Mike Wickham
I don't know if this is what the original poster meant, but Table Format Row Format lets you set minimum and maximum row heights for tables. Mike Wickham On 7/6/2014 9:55 AM, Shmuel Wolfson wrote: What do you mean by custom row heights? ___ You

Re: OT: InDesign CC 2014

2014-06-20 Thread Mike Wickham
Yeah, but with the CC subscription model, even if Adobe never again comes out with a new feature that you want or need, you must continue paying your monthly fee indefinitely just to continue using the features you already bought. No thank you on the subscription model. Mike Wickham On 6/20

Re: Reproducible FM12 file corruption?

2014-05-31 Thread Mike Wickham
The bug is reproducible on my computer, too. Mike Wickham On 5/30/2014 12:30 PM, Harding, Dan wrote: I've been seeing occasional wonkiness (yes, I know... it's a technical term) since upgrading from FM10 to TCS5 (FM12), but I think I have narrowed at least one of them down to the point where

Re: FrameMaker 8 to a Newer Version

2014-05-16 Thread Mike Wickham
it for you. Mike Wickham On 5/14/2014 11:53 AM, MacDonald, Helen wrote: Hi Framers, I am presently using structured FrameMaker version 8 on Windows XP. (And we seem to have lost the original software disks.) Writing commercial airlines manuals using a template created for FrameMaker 6

Re: making stuff unconditional in FM12

2014-03-30 Thread Mike Wickham
-framemaker-9-user-interface/ You may also want to check out message #35 in the following thread, for screen captures and descriptions of an example custom workspace I use. It fits everything on one screen and works really well for me: http://forums.adobe.com/message/4039348 Mike Wickham

Re: Having problems with importing an EPS file into FrameMaker ...

2014-03-06 Thread Mike Wickham
only shows you a low-res preview to save computer memory. But the vector will look perfect in PDF. Even if the viewer of the PDF zooms in, the vector will resize without degradation. Mike Wickham On 3/6/2014 4:57 PM, Craig, Alison wrote: As you have CS3, open the EPS in Illustrator and use

Re: Now OT, I suppose. RE: Adobe pricing policies

2014-01-27 Thread Mike Wickham
I don't have the original message handy, but I think the original poster was saying that at least the last three FrameMaker releases have been on an 18-month cycle. We get a new version of FM every year and a half. This was previously the case with Creative Suite software, too. Mike Wickham

Re: Subject: RE: OT: Adobe Acrobat Pro and Adobe Reader on same client

2014-01-23 Thread Mike Wickham
Guys, you keep emphasizing that I used a quote of Dov's from 10 years ago-- and I did (9 years ago, actually). But I also included one other quote and a link to third message in the same post. These were from times more recent. One was from 2010, which was only one version back in Acrobat. I'd

Re: Subject: RE: OT: Adobe Acrobat Pro and Adobe Reader on same client

2014-01-23 Thread Mike Wickham
include forms that didn't work in Reader, but did work in Acrobat, because I had some setting wrong. Or the review feature not working-- again, because it wasn't set up right beforehand. So I may check a form in Reader, or a PDF being sent out for review. Mike Wickham

Re: OT: Adobe Acrobat Pro and Adobe Reader on same client

2014-01-21 Thread Mike Wickham
Here are some quotes from Dov Isaacs of Adobe, one of our patron saints around here: /Although you CAN have both Reader and Acrobat installed simultaneously//(assuming the same version), it is very strongly NOT RECOMMENDED for a//number of very good reasons. It certainly does not add any

OT: Adobe Acrobat Pro and Adobe Reader on same client

2014-01-21 Thread Mike Wickham
Here are some quotes from Dov Isaacs of Adobe, one of our patron saints around here: >/Although you CAN have both Reader and Acrobat installed simultaneously//(assuming the same version), it is very strongly NOT RECOMMENDED for a//number of very good reasons. It certainly does not add any

Re: FrameMaker 12 released

2014-01-17 Thread Mike Wickham
Syed, I think your math is right on. I can't understand why anyone would pay more for a subscription that will render their software useless the moment they stop paying. If they fall on hard times, the perpetual license lets them at least keep working with their software as long as they can

Re: FrameMaker 12 released

2014-01-17 Thread Mike Wickham
On 1/17/2014 1:31 PM, Mike Wickham wrote: I've also bought every FM upgrade since version 6, except for v10, which offered no features that I needed. I will be buying the FM 12 upgrade for sure. Oops... there was a typo in there. I am using FM 10. It was FM 11 that was the only version I

FrameMaker 12 released

2014-01-17 Thread Mike Wickham
Syed, I think your math is right on. I can't understand why anyone would pay more for a subscription that will render their software useless the moment they stop paying. If they fall on hard times, the perpetual license lets them at least keep working with their software as long as they can

FrameMaker 12 released

2014-01-17 Thread Mike Wickham
On 1/17/2014 1:31 PM, Mike Wickham wrote: > I've also bought every FM upgrade since version 6, except for v10, > which offered no features that I needed. I will be buying the FM 12 > upgrade for sure. Oops... there was a typo in there. I am using FM 10. It was FM 11 that was the only

Re: Graphic distortion in frame pdf

2014-01-16 Thread Mike Wickham
. Read Dov's full message text here: http://www.freeframers.org/archive/02/msg01600.html Mike Wickham On 1/14/2014 8:13 AM, Chris Coggins wrote: Can someone explain how to fix the distortion that is occurring in graphic in the pdf output? I embedded the .ai file into the frame page and tried

Re: Graphic distortion in frame pdf

2014-01-16 Thread Mike Wickham
I noticed that the comments were old, but I'd swear I heard Dov say something similar a year or so ago. I just couldn't find a link. As far as I know, .AI import is still not officially supported-- though it does often work. .EPS and .PDF import are definitely preferable. Mike On 1/16/2014

Graphic distortion in frame pdf

2014-01-16 Thread Mike Wickham
Maker continues to be EPS." Read Dov's full message text here: http://www.freeframers.org/archive/02/msg01600.html Mike Wickham On 1/14/2014 8:13 AM, Chris Coggins wrote: > > Can someone explain how to fix the distortion that is occurring in > graphic in the pdf output? > >

Graphic distortion in frame pdf

2014-01-16 Thread Mike Wickham
I noticed that the comments were old, but I'd swear I heard Dov say something similar a year or so ago. I just couldn't find a link. As far as I know, .AI import is still not officially supported-- though it does often work. .EPS and .PDF import are definitely preferable. Mike On 1/16/2014

Re: Autonumbering using cyrillic characters...?

2013-12-31 Thread Mike Wickham
This help link on changing index sort order may be of use: http://help.adobe.com/en_US/framemaker/using/WSd817046a44e105e21e63e3d11ab7f7960b-7ed4.html Mike Wickham ___ You are currently subscribed to framers as arch...@mail-archive.com. Send list

Autonumbering using cyrillic characters...?

2013-12-31 Thread Mike Wickham
This help link on changing index sort order may be of use: http://help.adobe.com/en_US/framemaker/using/WSd817046a44e105e21e63e3d11ab7f7960b-7ed4.html Mike Wickham

Re: CMY data in PDF for JPEGs [do have workaround, but just curious]

2013-12-13 Thread Mike Wickham
, will change grayscale to color (such as Tag Everything for Color Management). You probably want it set to Leave Color Unchanged. Mike Wickham On 12/11/2013 3:13 PM, Steve Rickaby wrote: I know I'm using up all my tokens here, but... FrameMaker 7 - .ps - Distiller 6 - PDF. Book contains many

CMY data in PDF for JPEGs [do have workaround, but just curious]

2013-12-13 Thread Mike Wickham
ttings, as I recall, will change grayscale to color (such as "Tag Everything for Color Management). You probably want it set to "Leave Color Unchanged." Mike Wickham On 12/11/2013 3:13 PM, Steve Rickaby wrote: > I know I'm using up all my tokens here, but... > > FrameMak

Re: So Long and Thanks for the Fish -- Migrating from FrameMaker to Flare

2013-10-29 Thread Mike Wickham
Isn't LaTex a non-WYSIWYG application, though? I can't imagine working that way in this century. I don't think I've done that since Wordstar. :) Mike Wickham It's nice to know there is a free alternative to FrameMaker, which has become very overpriced lately. They went from $400

Re: So Long and Thanks for the Fish -- Migrating from FrameMaker to Flare

2013-10-29 Thread Mike Wickham
I'm in that crowd, too. My books go to press and I use Acrobat to generate my PDF. I'm sure third party choices could work well, too, but I prefer Acrobat. (That could change if Adobe takes it to a subscription-only model.) Mike Wickham On 10/29/2013 10:14 AM, Steve Rickaby wrote: At 21:02

So Long and Thanks for the Fish -- Migrating from FrameMaker to Flare

2013-10-29 Thread Mike Wickham
Isn't LaTex a non-WYSIWYG application, though? I can't imagine working that way in this century. I don't think I've done that since Wordstar. :) Mike Wickham > It's nice to know there is a free alternative to FrameMaker, which > has become very overpriced lately. They went fro

So Long and Thanks for the Fish -- Migrating from FrameMaker to Flare

2013-10-29 Thread Mike Wickham
I'm in that crowd, too. My books go to press and I use Acrobat to generate my PDF. I'm sure third party choices could work well, too, but I prefer Acrobat. (That could change if Adobe takes it to a subscription-only model.) Mike Wickham On 10/29/2013 10:14 AM, Steve Rickaby wrote: > At 21

Re: So Long and Thanks for the Fish -- Migrating from FrameMaker to Flare

2013-10-28 Thread Mike Wickham
and formatting to display identically on every computer. But if you want that, you want PDF-- and you probably want Acrobat because it is the most stable and full-featured. Mike Wickham ___ You are currently subscribed to framers as arch...@mail

So Long and Thanks for the Fish -- Migrating from FrameMaker to Flare

2013-10-28 Thread Mike Wickham
in fonts and formatting to display identically on every computer. But if you want that, you want PDF-- and you probably want Acrobat because it is the most stable and full-featured. Mike Wickham

Re: questions re Structured FM7.2 to FM11

2013-10-24 Thread Mike Wickham
...@verizon.net wrote: Background: My company recently purchased FM11 and after using FM7.2 forever, I'm now learning my way around FM11 one-day-at-a-time. Mike Wickham ___ You are currently subscribed to framers as arch...@mail-archive.com. Send list

questions re Structured FM7.2 to FM11

2013-10-24 Thread Mike Wickham
at verizon.net wrote: > > Background: My company recently purchased FM11 and after using FM7.2 > forever, I'm now learning my way around FM11 one-day-at-a-time. > Mike Wickham -- next part -- An HTML attachment was scrubbed... URL: <http://lists.frameusers.com/pi

Re: Dictionaries

2013-10-22 Thread Mike Wickham
change happened. Instructions for doing so are at the bottom of this page (as well as the warning about editing the file directly): http://blogs.adobe.com/techcomm/2009/12/dictionaries_in_fm9.html Mike Wickham On 10/22/2013 7:09 PM, Fred Ridder wrote: Every FrameMaker installer I have used

Dictionaries

2013-10-22 Thread Mike Wickham
change happened. Instructions for doing so are at the bottom of this page (as well as the warning about editing the file directly): http://blogs.adobe.com/techcomm/2009/12/dictionaries_in_fm9.html Mike Wickham On 10/22/2013 7:09 PM, Fred Ridder wrote: > Every FrameMaker installer I have used (f

Type 1 Helvetica, Internet Explorer, and Windows 7 Incompatible

2013-10-09 Thread Mike Wickham
describing the problem: http://bobbyjoneswebdesign.blogspot.com/2011/12/internet-explorer-9-type-1-font-bug.html Mike Wickham ___ You are currently subscribed to framers as arch...@mail-archive.com. Send list messages to framers@lists.frameusers.com

Type 1 Helvetica, Internet Explorer, and Windows 7 Incompatible

2013-10-09 Thread Mike Wickham
the problem: http://bobbyjoneswebdesign.blogspot.com/2011/12/internet-explorer-9-type-1-font-bug.html Mike Wickham

Re: Adobe was hacked

2013-10-04 Thread Mike Wickham
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Adobe was hacked

2013-10-04 Thread Mike Wickham
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Re: Disappearing Palette Items

2013-08-29 Thread Mike Wickham
Properties, a standalone Customize Text Frame dialog opens, but disappears when you click Set or Cancel. If you right-click on graphic objects, the Object Properties dialog opens and it is dockable (see example in my workspace mentioned above). Mike Wickham

Disappearing Palette Items

2013-08-29 Thread Mike Wickham
se Object Properties, a standalone "Customize Text Frame" dialog opens, but disappears when you click Set or Cancel. If you right-click on graphic objects, the Object Properties dialog opens and it is dockable (see example in my workspace mentioned above). Mike Wickham -

Re: CleanImport and ElectroPubs?

2013-08-13 Thread Mike Wickham
plugins that we love. Some of them work with future versions of FrameMaker. Some don't. Some have licenses that only work on a particular computer. I hope that all of these guys have put contingencies in place to keep their plugins going if something ever happens to them. Mike Wickham On 8/12

CleanImport and ElectroPubs?

2013-08-13 Thread Mike Wickham
plugins that we love. Some of them work with future versions of FrameMaker. Some don't. Some have licenses that only work on a particular computer. I hope that all of these guys have put contingencies in place to keep their plugins going if something ever happens to them. Mike Wickham On 8/12

Re: A Pantone colour definition question

2013-07-30 Thread Mike Wickham
If you include the graphic as an EPS file, it gets passed around the Windows GDI. So Windows won't RGBify it and will leave CMYK and Pantone intact. Mike Wickham On 7/29/2013 6:32 AM, Davis, David wrote: (Mind you, if I specify it as a CMYK, it's almost certainly going to RGB-ify

A Pantone colour definition question

2013-07-30 Thread Mike Wickham
If you include the graphic as an EPS file, it gets passed around the Windows GDI. So Windows won't RGBify it and will leave CMYK and Pantone intact. Mike Wickham On 7/29/2013 6:32 AM, Davis, David wrote: > > (Mind you, if I specify it as a CMYK, it's almost certainly going to >

Re: Unwanted hairlines around graphics in pdfs created by FM11 (some progress)

2013-07-23 Thread Mike Wickham
Careful. Adobe recommends against having Acrobat and Adobe Reader on the same computer. They sometimes, especially if different versions, step all over each other and break things. Mike Wickham On 7/23/2013 5:37 PM, Robert CH Shell wrote: I had a brainwave and used the same pdf using

Unwanted hairlines around graphics in pdfs created by FM11 (some progress)

2013-07-23 Thread Mike Wickham
Careful. Adobe recommends against having Acrobat and Adobe Reader on the same computer. They sometimes, especially if different versions, step all over each other and break things. Mike Wickham On 7/23/2013 5:37 PM, Robert CH Shell wrote: > I had a brainwave and used the same pdf us

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